Foo Fighters urge mental health awareness: "Depression is a disease"

Chris Cornell's brother Peter has returned to social media to pen an emotional letter paying tribute to the late musician

Chris Cornell's brother Peter has returned to social media to pen an emotional letter paying tribute to the late musician

Although I pulled myself off Social Media, I've been able to glimpse bits and pieces of the selfless way so many people around the world continue to honor and pay tribute to my Brother. "I can't speak for anybody else's condition, but the hardest part is when you lose a friend".

In what he claims was not a publicity stunt, rapper XXXTentacion posted a video to his Instagram of what appears to be him dangling from a tree after hanging himself. "I replay them all [too] often, starting with our childhood and reliving the glory that was Seattle in the '90s", he added.

Grohl advises anyone who is or knows someone suffering from depression to seek help.

In a new interview with The rock FM's Morning Rumble, frontman Dave Grohl and drummer Taylor Hawkins talked about the need to take the "very serious threat" of depression seriously. There's a stigma attached to it that's unfortunate, because just as you take care of yourselves in every other way, I think it's important that people try to take care of themselves in that way, too.

Facebook is no stranger to this problem, and you can find plenty of heartbreaking reports online about users who have used its live streaming feature to share their suicide or other acts of violence. "Refusing to let it go because I want to keep my little Brother close, even if all that's left are memories".

Hawkins piggybacked on Grohl's comments saying, "People [think], 'You've got it so together.' It just goes to show you, it doesn't matter what's in your bank account, or how many hits are on your YouTube page, or all that kind of crap - it all goes out the window if, like Dave said, you're not feeling right". The guidelines also go into detail about Instagram's self-harm and violence policy, but there's no language that addresses suicide attempts or suicidal behavior. Chris Cornell hanged himself in a Detroit hotel room on May 18.

I truly couldn't believe the way you picked up and carried the message of doing push-ups for suicide prevention. "If it looks like someone is down, way down, check on them". Bennington, who performed "Hallelujah" at his funeral, also penned an open letter to his friend.